Conferences

USFSM to Host Conference on Opioid Abuse

Manatee County has been especially hard hit by the opioid crisis, with one of the nation’s highest rates of opioid overdose deaths.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Benjamin DeMarsh Joins Dunlap & Moran, P.A.

His areas of practice at Dunlap & Moran include real estate transactions, real estate litigation, and development and governmental regulation.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Rising Star

Rep. Margaret Good Nominated for Emily's List 'Rising Star' Award

The award is named in honor of former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

DSDG Architects Wins Houzz 'Best of Design' Award

It's the company's seventh award from the popular site.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Only in Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota to Exhibit Illustrator John Pirman's Work for Sarasota Magazine

The show features 27 archival pigment prints of Pirman’s renderings of Sarasota architecture, people and places, plus a few created specially for the exhibit.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Receives $40,000 Grant from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

The money will help Goodwill Manasota implement the "Bank On" program to help employees, veterans and Job Connection customers get on the path to financial stability.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Sarasota County Neighborhood Grant Seminars Return This Month

The county offers neighborhoods up to $10,000 for improvement projects.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Openings

St. Armands Circle Parking Garage Opens to the Public on Feb. 12

The four-level garage has 484 parking space, five electric vehicle charging stations, a bicycle storage and repair station, and public restrooms.

02/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $300,000 Grant from Florida Blue Foundation

The grant will allow Teen Court to provide improved health and well-being mental health services to youth in Sarasota County who participate in the program.

02/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation Names New Board Chair

Dan Vigne has been a board member since 2013.

02/08/2019 By Staff

Construction

Neal Signature Homes Breaks Ground on Carlotta Model in Country Club East

The 2,566-square-foot Carlotta is a new luxury home model located at Collingtree inside Country Club East.

02/08/2019 By Staff

Giving

New College of Florida Receives $1.2 Million Bequest

The gift will establish endowed scholarship for out-of-state students wishing to attend New College..

02/08/2019 By Staff

Preview

Selby Gardens' Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise Opens This Week

Take a stroll through the gardens and the museum there to admire woodcuts by Paul Gauguin and plant displays inspired by his work and life in Tahiti.

02/07/2019 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Craig Warzecha Named New GM of Bradenton Marauders

Warzecha joined the Pirates in 2015 and became the assistant general manager of the Marauders in 2017.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Awards

New College Named a 'Best Value College' by The Princeton Review

In the book’s profile of New College, editors praise the school for its “unique collaborative curriculum and emphasis on independent learning.”

02/07/2019 By Staff

Planning

Community Meeting Set for Upcoming Construction at Orange Avenue and MLK Way

The project, part of the City’s ongoing water main replacement program to enhance the reliability and safety of the system, is scheduled to begin in the spring.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Awards

Pearl Homes' Marshall Gobuty Wins 2018 LEED Visionary Award

The honor recognizes innovative projects, architects, developers and homebuilders leading the residential green building market.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $6 Million in Grant Funding

The funding strengthens the foundation's focus on some of Sarasota-Manatee's most pressing issues, including red tide, mental health and housing.

02/07/2019 By Staff

To the Numbers

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota Releases Annual Community Impact Report

The nonprofit served 22 families, including 34 children, and increased its community impact by 82 percent over the previous year.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Mote Names New Development Director

Piekarz—most recently director of philanthropy for the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast—will lead major growth in fundraising efforts for Mote.

02/06/2019 By Staff